Browsing Theses and dissertations (Health Sciences) by Subject "Pain--Measurement"
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The inter-examiner reliability and validity of the Myofascial Diagnostic Scale as an assessment tool in the diagnosis of myofascial pain syndrome (2005)The aim of this study was to evaluate the Myofascial Diagnostic Scale, for its inter-examiner reliability and to assess its reliability and validity as an assessment tool in the diagnosis and treatment of Myofascial Pain Syndrome.
The relative effectiveness of cervical spine manipulation and a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (Ibuprofen) in the treatment of episodic tension-type headaches (2010)The 1 year overall prevalence of Episodic Tension-Type Headache (ETTH) is 38.3%; with lifetime prevalence at 46% for TTH. Little literature exists to support the effectiveness of spinal manipulation in the treatment of ...
The relative effectiveness of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (Ibuprofen®) and a taping method (Kinesio Taping® Method) in the treatment of episodic tension-type headaches (2009)Headaches are one of the most common clinical conditions in medicine, and 80% of these are tension-type headaches (TTH). TTH has a greater socioeconomic impact than any other type of headache due to its prevalence. Within ...
A study to determine the relationship between core muscle strength and chronic lower back pain in amateur female road runners and non-runners (2006)It is well known that the lifetime incidence of lower back pain (LBP) is particularly high (Richardson et al., 1999). Most cases of LBP are self-limiting, however certain regional biomechanical deficits may be overlooked, ...